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PBS
Nov 27, 2012 6:30pm PST
from his body will be flown to labs in paris, geneva, and moscow for testing. >> palestinian officials say they would petition the international criminal court if the investigation in the yielded prove that arafat was poisoned -- yielded proof that arafat was poisoned. >> after the sample was taken, the tomb was resealed. palestinian officials paid respects while an honor guard stood outside the mausoleum. a panel of experts at about their work behind blue drapes, taking tissue samples from the body of the former palestinian president, who died eight years ago in paris. his death has been the subject of rumors and conspiracy theories ever since. over the summer, his widow had his clothing examine, revealing traces of highly poisonous polonium 210. she filed charges for murder. most palestinians take it as a given that israel is responsible. for them, the only question is which poison was used. >> i am sending a question to all the world to help us determine the truth in the killing of yasir arafat. i hope that exhuming yasser arafat's body today will reveal the truth, and we
PBS
Nov 29, 2012 6:30pm PST
on to the paris rpt nw. >> in iraq, at least 38 people have been killed and more than 100 injured after sieof bombings in the south of the country. the attacks targeted she of pilgrims as well as local security forces. >> a moscow court has been video showing punk band pussy riot protesting - banned video for being insulting to orthodox members. twoembers are serving sentences for hooliganism in the church. >> trial for the former yugoslavia has acquitted the former yugoslavian prime minister in a trial for crimes against humanity. the court said there was no evidence to support accusations. serbs have been protesting along their countries' border in response to that judgment. now to a breakthrough in technology that could help millions of people who depend on hearing aids in their everyday lives. >> if you are one of them, you will know that hearing aids are not much at helping pick out a single voice in a busy room. >> that's true. now scientists say they have found the answer, and they have one of germany's most prestigious technology price -- prize for their work. >> people wi
KCSMMHZ
Nov 24, 2012 8:30am PST
factor in france, one that employs some 35,000 people. that is one reason my paris has so far ignored the protests from other european countries. another is that the vast majority of foie gras is consumed in france itself. >> even when there are bands, like in california, or even if it were banned in germany, it would have little influence on our sector. foie gras is different product through and through. it is part of every festive meal. >> foie gras is a cultural icon. for one of our reporter, banning it would be a declaration of war on france. >> people here would turn away from europe even more. they have voted massively against the eu treaties, and that would really put them in opposition. a writer from the area has written a science-fiction novel in which dictators forbid all kinds of things, including foie gras. people then sell them on the black market, like they did during the occupation. >> the 95-year-old grandmother remembers those days. she says the expensive delicacy foie gras used to be eaten almost daily. >> we have always done the forced feeding. at least as far back
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2012 7:00am EST
point. there is plenty of room to ask folks who are so well off like donald trump and paris h ilton to do a little bit more. it is common sense. many of them are literally saying, taxing more. they believe they have more to give. everybody in their situation needs to be asked to do a little bit more and the country would be better off. did lloyd blankfein say that the other day? the reality of the situation is shifting. i cannot think of a better situation than that. he is somebody you, in theory, understands economics. host: from the news conference, the president on the debt and entitlement reform. [video clip] >> we can shape a process where we look at tax reform, which i am eager to do. we can simplify our tax system. we can make it more efficient. a distorting effect on our economy. i believe we have to continue to take a serious look at how we inform -- reform our entitlements. health care costs continue to be the biggest driver of our deficits. host: there is a response from one of our viewers. democrats are more concerned with punishing successful people with tax code rather th
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2012 7:00am EST
veronique de rugy got hurtphd in paris. and elizabeth lower-basch got her master's at harvard. william is an independent from massachusetts, you are on. caller: happy thanksgiving. i just want to know, what is poverty in america? what does that mean? host: we discussed that earlier. guest: $20,000 a year, $30,000, $50,000? are these companies sitting on millions of dollars? the governmentwhy are they sitts money when they could be hiring people? host: veronique de rugy, the figure that we decided on for a family of three? guest: $18,000 for a family of four. but a lot of the programs, the poverty programs -- and there are 126 different poverty programs, 22 different food programs, and people always assume there are a few. there are many of them. the eligibility depends on -- food stamps at the federal level are 30%, right? states can add to that number, so it really varies, your eligibility varies on the program, based on the federal standards, and the states once. host: would you like to address the caller's issues about u.s. corporations? guest: when we see surveys of companies, they
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 7:00am EST
siege of paris, providing political and humanitarian support. sunday night debt 8:00 eastern on c-span. >> "washington journal" continues. host: michael rich, chief correspondent with the national journal to talk about the latest on the benghazi attacks, susan rice, her possible nomination to be secretary of state. -- michael hirsch. she spoke with three senators about her nomination. guest: she had a meeting with john mccain, instagram, and kelly ayotte, all republicans who have been the chief skeptics about her potential nomination as secretary of state, almost entirely based on what they see as withholding or a distortion of information about the attack in benghazi on september 11 that cost the lives of the u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. -- john mccain, lindsey graham, and kelly ayotte. it is a meeting to try to appease your critics. after she came out of the meeting, it appeared to their opposition to them had increased. if the president intends to nominate susan rice as a successor to hillary clinton as secretary of state -- and most indications from the
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 7:00am EST
perishable. -- dairy is complicated because it is paris up of. -- because it is perishable. in the senate, cooler heads prevailed and they were able to construct a deal that included farm programs and nutrition programs. host: george tweets in and says -- guest: i think it is a steep fiscal slope, i do not think it is a cliff. we do not want to do that. if we saw unemployment go up 1.5 or two points, the deficit go back up, maybe the democrats would benefit and the republicans would get trounced in 2014. on the other hand, all of money and politics in the 24-hour media, who knows politically what would happen if that were the case? as a partisan i might agree with the caller, but as a patriot, i think we need to get this matter resolved. host: idaho, mark, an independent college. good morning, marc. welcome, you are on the air. caller: sorry. thanks for having me on. i had a quick comment. i think a lot of the hate and discontent going on in washington right now is being fuelled by our attention being misdirected or misplaced. the taxation side of the question is interesting, but is basic
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 7:00am EST
paris. sunday night at 8:00 p.m. on c- span. >> "washington journal" continues. host: joining us now is kim dixon, a tax policy correspondent for reuters. this is part of our series on the so-called fiscal cliff. today we're looking at the issue of the payroll tax cut. kim dixon, when did the payroll tax cuts issue come into effect? guest: about two years ago at this time. expiration of the bush-era tax cuts that began in 2001 were set to expire. republicans control the house. president obama wanted to continue them for everybody except those in the top 2% tax rate. --wasn't ended the year deal it was an end-of-the-year deal. the obama administration was looking for the stimulus measure. they thought it would be hard for republicans to oppose a tax cuts. host: the money rigidly was going where -- the money originally was going where? guest: going to the social security trust fund. it is still going there. it is still going to social security. the treasury is making up the money and still running the money, the discount that folks are getting other taxes. host: through the general fund?
LINKTV
Nov 27, 2012 11:00am PST
people. but as a young man in paris, he joined th friends like max ernst and jean arp in the emerging surrealist movement of the 1920s. in his painting "the farm," miro's characteristic symbols and themes began to appear: serpentine shapes, checkerboard patterns, infinite space represented by the moon or a star. in 1922, he painted "the farmer's wife," the ancestress of countless female symbols that also became a continuing motif in miro's art. in 1924, his art broke free of gravitational constraints in the surrealistic world of "harlequin's carnival." over the years, he developed his own personal symbolism, and in the 1950s, the scale of his art grew with such works as a mural at harrd university and "the wall ofhe sun" for unesco in pas. as his work grew in size, miro continued what he termed "a process of simplification." he stated, "little by little, i have managed to reach a point at which i use no more than a small number of forms and colors." this process found a culminating expression in his eightoot-high painting "femme," miro entered the project with much enthusim, stating,
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